Predator or Prey?

According to the marine biologist and research director of the Archipelagos Institute of Marine Conservation Anastasia Miliou, “the image we have of sharks is dominated by the stereotypes created by action films and horror films.” “These fish usually live in great depths and in the high seas, making their observation reports very rare to nonexistent,” she adds.

She further states that “some species exclusively feed on plankton, others on fish-free, but in any case they certainly do not pose a threat to humans while. Othe contrary at top predators they have a very important role in marine ecosystems Indeed, Ms Miliou points out, “they are they usually feed on the weaker fish of the school and in this “removing” the weaker individuals from the populations that will produce the future stocks of their species .